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View of Lake Issyk-Kul from International Space Station

AKIPRESS.COM - Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev published the photo of Lake Issyk-Kul as seen from the International Space Station on his Instagram page.

"Issyk-Kul is the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan! It lies in the north-eastern part of the country, between the North Tien Shan ranges: Kungei-Ala-Too and Terskei Ala-Too  at 1,608 m above sea level," he said.

"The lake is enclosed. It is among world's 30 largest lakes by area and the world's 7 deepest lake," Oleg Artemyev said.

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